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Johnstown man charged with criminally negligent homicide in state trooper's death

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FONDA - A Johnstown man was arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide and reckless driving Friday in the 2018 death of State Police Trooper Jeremy VanNostrand.
State Police arrested 34-year-old Aaron M. Munise roughly 20 months after the truck he was driving collided with VanNostrand's vehicle on Route 5S, causing the trooper's Nissan Altima to slide into the path of an oncoming truck. The trooper had been waiting to turn into the parking lot of the barracks where he worked in Fultonville when he was rear-ended.
He died of his injuries later that day at Albany Medical Center...
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Tamika Mallory Calls On Rappers To Stop Working With Music Producer Who Defended Breonna Taylor's Killers With Lies

Tamika Mallory Calls On Rappers To Stop Working With Music Producer Who Defended Breonna Taylor's Killers With Lies

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JW Lucas |
The misinformation being spread about Breonna Taylor ‘s reached a fever pitch on Thursday when a music producer defended the police killing. But JW Lucas , a white man who has worked with some of the biggest names in contemporary rap, picked the wrong one when he misguidedly insisted that he would make a better Black Lives Matter leader than Tamika Mallory , the activist who has been on the front lines of the nation's protests against racism and police violence.
The entire unfortunate episode hit a crescendo when Mallory recorded an Instagram Live video on Thursday night and...
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Change laws that shield police, Missouri prosecutor says

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After a third review failed to uncover enough evidence to charge the officer who fatally shot Black 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, some prosecutors and civil rights leaders agree it's time to focus on changing the laws that shield police.
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Preliminary hearing held for man charged in fatal shooting of woman in Derry Township

Preliminary hearing held for man charged in fatal shooting of woman in Derry Township

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The suspect sat outside the courtroom during the hearing as his attorney tried to get the homicide charge dismissed, saying there was no intent to kill anyone.
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An 8-year-old girl was attacked by a fox. A neighbor used a basketball to help her

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Police said it was the first time a fox has attacked a human in Livingston, NJ in 31 years.
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Man, 34, charged after allegedly threatening, sexually assaulting woman

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A 34-year-old man from Oakville, Ont., has been charged after police allege he threatened a woman with a gun and sexually assaulted her.
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Felon charged with shooting Chicago police officers has decade-long history of drug and gun crimes

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Lovelle Jordan was on parole when Chicago police took him into custody. Before Thursday's gunfight with officers, the 25-year-old had spent about a third of his life in the criminal justice system, much of that time behind bars.
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Golden Alert: 21-year-old man reported missing; may be danger to himself or others

Golden Alert: 21-year-old man reported missing; may be danger to himself or others

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A 21-year-old man who may be a danger to himself or others was reported missing Friday from the Portland neighborhood, officials said.
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2-year-old girl dies after shooting, Hammond police say

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A toddler shot outside a Hammond apartment complex died Friday morning, police said.
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Chicago police looking for missing 10-year-old boy last seen in Gage Park

Chicago police looking for missing 10-year-old boy last seen in Gage Park

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CHICAGO - Police are looking for a missing 10-year-old boy last seen Friday in Gage Park.
Luis Cruz was last seen near the 5200 block of South Talman Avenue at around 11:45 a.m.
Police said he was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue pajama pants with sharks on them and gray flip flops.
Cruz is 4'10”, 75 lbs. and has brown eyes and black hair.
If located, please contact Area One SVU detectives at 312-747-8380 or 911.
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Bellevue police issue arrest warrant for man charged in apartment fire

Bellevue police issue arrest warrant for man charged in apartment fire

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Lancaster County man accused of raping child

Lancaster County man accused of raping child

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Police say Lisandro Prieto-Sandoval's alleged crimes involved a victim who was under 12 years old.
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Man, 19, shot in Brooklyn dies at hospital

Man, 19, shot in Brooklyn dies at hospital

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A 19-year-old man shot Friday morning in Brooklyn has died, Baltimore police said.
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Man who shot 3 cops while handcuffed outside Chicago police station had gun hidden ‘very close' to groin area: authorities

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A convicted felon on parole has been charged with attempted murder after shooting three officers, including one who was struck in the face, outside a Chicago police station Thursday. Authorities believe 26-year-old Lovelle Jordan hid a gun in his groin area before police arrested him earlier that day on suspicion of carjacking. The handcuffed suspect managed to grab the weapon while riding in an officer's squad car and opened fire as soon as the cop opened the vehicle's back door at the city's Northwest Side station, according to police.
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Man charged in girlfriend's death repeatedly defied orders to avoid contact:cops

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BRAMPTON, Ont. - Police west of Toronto say a man now facing a murder charge in the death of his long-time girlfriend had repeatedly breached a judicial order barring him from being in contact with her.
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Girl, 2, dies from injuries after Hammond shooting, police say

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2-year-old Jo Jo died late Friday morning, police said.
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Hometown teen charged after fatal shooting at Burbank gas station

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An 18-year-old Hometown man was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after being identified as the gunman who shot a 39-year-old Burbank resident multiple times in the parking lot of a Gulf gas station Sunday night, police said.
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Police: Bridgeport man charged with killing 14-year-old admitted luring him from home, strangling him

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A Bridgeport man charged with murder in the killing of a 14-year-old boy told police the victim sent him sexually explicit photos and tried to blackmail him. The veracity of the claims of Diante Willoughby, 19, could not be independently confirmed, and police continue to seek the public's help in their investigation of Jose Nunez's death.
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Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Judge orders release of police body camera video in George Floyd case

Judge orders release of police body camera video in George Floyd case

A Minnesota judge ordered the release of body camera footage recorded by former officers charged in the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

102-year-old tennis lover funds tennis facility at her college alma mater

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Evelyn Schroedl has not been able to play since the arrival of the coronavirus, terribly missing the camaraderie of her friends. Read more ...

Coronavirus latest: 100,848 cases in Ohio; 33,796 in Kentucky; 74,328 in Indiana

Coronavirus latest: 100,848 cases in Ohio; 33,796 in Kentucky; 74,328 in Indiana

The COVID-19 outbreak is continuing to change everyday life for millions of Americans. Leaders across the county, including the Tri-State area, are implementing measures to... Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

Police: 1 dead in house fire in Robertson County

Police: 1 dead in house fire in Robertson County

One person is dead after a house fire in Robertson County on Saturday. Read more ...

Celtics win third straight with hard-fought overtime victory over Magic

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Fourteen new positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, health officials said Sunday. Read more ...

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

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Police: 15-year-old girl grazed in face after South Side shooting

Police: 15-year-old girl grazed in face after South Side shooting

CHICAGO - Police are investigating after a 15-year-old girl was grazed following a South Side shooting early Sunday. Just before 12:45 a.m., police responded to the 100 block... Read more ...